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Controller: Federal government working toward quick completion of Lagos roads

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Saturday said that the Federal Ministry of Works was working toward speedy completion of all road projects in Lagos.
Ladi Lawanson

Official: Lagos government integrates rail, road, water transport to ease traffic

The Lagos State Government says work is in progress to integrate the rail, road and water transport systems to address the persistent gridlocks in the state.
Ladi Lawanson - Hon Commissioner for Transport Lagos State

Commissioner: Lagos to roll out 300 new BRT buses October 1

Lagos State Government says it has taken delivery of 300 new buses into its Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) fleet to boost public transportation services in the state.

Construction: Governor Ambode appeals for Lagos residents’ patience, support

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday appealed to the residents to bear with the government over the inconveniences they might be experiencing from the ongoing multiple infrastructural projects across the state.

FRSC, LASTMA urge Lagos residents to use BRT, Waterways

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) have advised Lagos residents to use Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and waterways transportation during the repair of Third Mainland Bridge.

Fake soldier arraigned in Lagos

A panel beater, Victor Nyaku, was on Thursday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for impersonation and assault.

Lagos government sacks 5 LASTMA officials, demotes 14 others

The Lagos State Government has sacked five officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, for various forms of offenses ranging from extortion, harassment and violation of Lagos State Public Service Rules.

Oshodi transport terminals ready by October – official

The three terminals under construction at the ongoing Oshodi Transport Interchange will be ready by October this year, the project Manager, Mr Abiodun Otunola, has said.

India offers lifeline to Zambia, Swaziland

India will on Thursday flag-off the construction of the $289 million Lusaka city road expansion to support Zambia’s decongestion project.

LASTMA: Lagos gridlocks over soon

Mr Chris Olakpe, the Chief Executive Officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, says the current gridlocks along some corridors within the state will soon be over.

Official: Julius Berger returns to Lagos-Ibadan Expressway project this month

Construction work would resume this March on the Section 1 of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway under reconstruction as the Federal Government had mobilized the contractor, Julius Berger PLC., to return to site.

Flood sacks Lagos residents, traders count losses

The residents of Irepodun Street in Dopemu area of Lagos wailed loudly as flood from Saturday’s early morning downpour took over their homes.

Bridge construction: LASTMA personnel to work 5am to 10pm daily

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has deployed 100 personnel to work from 5a.m. to 10p.m. daily to ease traffic at various corridors where bridges are being constructed.

Stranded commuters call on government to end petrol scarcity

Hundreds of stranded commuters on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway on Wednesday in Lagos appealed to the Federal Government to end petrol scarcity which affected transport cost.

BRT Lane Construction: Commuters groan as gridlock worsens on Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway

Motorists plying the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway and other road users on Tuesday called for measures to reduce the hardship facing commuters from gridlock caused by the ongoing Oshodi-Abule Egba Bus Rapid Transit lane construction.

Bus Rapid Transit to reduce bus fares in Lagos

Operator of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos, Primero Transport Services Limited, is set to slash the current flat rate of bus fares from Ikorodu to Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS).

Reconstruction of Oshodi-Int’l Airport Road begins next month – Ambode

Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State governor, on Wednesday said that work on the proposed expansion and reconstruction of the Oshodi-International Airport Road will commence next month.

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